Data Underload #14 – Popeil Pitch

Posted to Data Underload  |  Nathan Yau

As corny as the Ronco infomercials are, you can't help but stop and watch late at night. It's all about the "set it, and forget it" showtime rotisserie. Here's to you, Ron Popeil. The man. The legend.


  • This would be even more fantastic if you overlayed it with Steve Jobs’ statements and pitch tactics during Apple conferences…

  • You need to add something at the end like, “But Wait!!! As an added bonus we will double your order…. or provide you with this Fantastic free gift.”

    I guess that is what you were getting at with the “Urgency” section, just not as melodramatic.


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